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WCU Students Lay Wreath At Tomb Of The Unknown Solider


Last updated 11/28/2018 at 4:56pm

WCU student veterans Robert Buchmann (left) and Matthew Kiefer (right), place a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier with the help of the Tomb Guard at Arlington National Cemetery.

Four Western Carolina University students partici-pated in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Friday, Nov. 16, at Arlington National Cemetery.

Robert Buchmann of Colville, Wash., majoring in electrical engineering; Matthew Kiefer, Asheboro, N.C., double majoring in history and education; Taylor Mitchell, Clyde, N.C., majoring in nursing; and Taylor Propst, Greensboro, N.C., all veterans themselves, marched alongside the tomb guard to place the wreath to honor the unknown fallen American heroes.

"It was a very humbling experience," said Kiefer. "Often in life w...

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